AUGUST 28, 2018

Howard & Howard Congratulates Our Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers 2019

Royal Oak, Michigan, August 28, 2018: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC is pleased to announce that twenty-nine of our attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading attorneys are eligible to vote (from around the world), and almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world were received. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® 'the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.'
The Howard & Howard attorneys and the practice area(s) under which they are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019 are as follows:
W. West Allen, Trademark Law
Daniel H. Bliss, Patent Law and Trademark Law
Stephanie S. Buntin, Trademark Law
Jennifer L. Carleton, Gaming Law
Seaton J. Curran, Patent Law
Thomas W. Davis II, Commercial Litigation; and Litigation - Construction
Joseph J. DeVito, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
Trent K. English, Patent Law (Selected as a 'Lawyer of the Year' in Patent Law)
Mark J. Gardberg, Real Estate Law
Lisa S. Gretchko, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; and Commercial Litigation
Andrew (Jake) Grove, Litigation - Intellectual Property
Robert W. Hernquist, Commercial Litigation
Kristopher K. Hulliberger, Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law; and Trademark Law (Selected as a 'Lawyer of the Year' in Litigation - Patent)
Michael V. Kell, Commercial Litigation
Rodger A. Kershner, Energy Law
Jon D. Kreucher, Utilities Law
Matthew J. Kreutzer, Franchise Law
Henry P. Lee , Trusts and Estates
Michael R. Lied, Labor Law - Management
Miles T. Macik, Commercial Litigation
Patrick M. McCarthy, Commercial Litigation; and Litigation – Intellectual Property
Gerald E. McGlynn, III, Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; and Patent Law
R. Saleha Mohamedulla, Trademark Law
Gwen Rutar Mullins, Construction Law
Brian J. Pezzillo, Construction Law
Brad A. Rayle, Labor Law – Management
Robert L. Rosenthal, Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; and Litigation - Labor and Employment
Leonard W. Sachs, Employment Law - Management
Jeffrey A. Sadowski, Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; and Trademark Law
Jay Young, Arbitration

About Howard & Howard

Founded in 1869, Howard & Howard is a full-service law firm with a national and international practice that provides legal services to businesses and business owners. The firm has offices in Michigan (Ann Arbor and Royal Oak); Illinois (Chicago and Peoria); Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Howard & Howard’s major areas of practice include: bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; business and corporate; commercial litigation; employee benefits; environmental; estate planning; franchising; intellectual property; labor, employment and immigration; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; and tax. Our distinguished backgrounds provide us with a solid understanding of the industries we serve, including, automotive and industrial; cannabis; commodity futures; construction; energy and utilities; financial services; gaming; healthcare; and hospitality. For more information, please visit the firm’s website at

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